Ronald Ozzy Lamola was born on the 21st of November 1983 in the town of Bushbuckridge. He is a South African lawyer, politician and the current Minister of Justice and Correctional Services.
He is also a member of the African National Congress (ANC). Lamola has been a member of the National Assembly of South Africa for a year now, since the 22nd of May 2019.
Lamola is a member of the ANC’s National Executive Committee. He is also a National Working Committee member.
Before he was suspended, he was involved in the African National Congress Youth League.
Ronald Lamola Biography
He was born on 21 November 1983 and his place of birth is in the town of Bushbuckridge, which was part of South Africa’s Transvaal Province.
The minister and lawyer’s date of birth is on 21 November 1983 and his place of birth is in Bushbuckridge. Ronald Ozzy Lamola is 36 years old.
When he was thirteen years old, Lamola joined the ANC Youth League in 1996. He had his matriculation at the Mchacka High School in 2000.
Later, he enrolled for a law degree at the University of Venda. While at the University, Lamola served as the President of the Student Representative Council (SRC).
He also was the Chairperson of the South African Students Congress in Limpopo.
He underwent a practical legal training degree at the University of South Africa.
Lamola received a post-graduate certificate in corporate law in 2008 from the University of South Africa.
He also holds a post-graduate certificate in banking law and finance market.
He obtained an LLM in corporate law from the University of Pretoria.
Lamola also holds a post-graduate certificate in telecommunications policy and regulation and management from Wits Enterprise.
He also obtained two (2) master’s degrees from the University of Pretoria.
He is married to Bawinile “Winnie” Msiza. The wedding ceremony held on the 8th of March 2013 at the Cunning Moor in Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga.
He began practicing as a lawyer at TMN Kgomo and Associates in 2006.
In 2009, he became the manager of the Govan Mbeki Local Municipality.
Lamola served as the Director in the Office of the Mpumalanga MEC for Culture Sports and Recreation (2009-2011).
He served as the acting spokesperson for the Mpumalanga Premier, David Mabuza, for a short time.
He also served as the deputy president of the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL).
Lamola served alongside Youth League President, Julius Malema.
During the 2014 elections, he was a candidate for the National Assembly.
In 2017, he was elected to the ANC National Executive Committee. Lamola endorsed Cyril Ramaphosa to serve as the ANC President.
In 2018, he was appointed by the ANC NEC to the party’s National Working Committee.
After the May 2019 elections, he became a Member of the National Assembly.
He was appointed by the President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa to the post of Minister of Justice and Correctional Services.